Organizing data is not an easy task, even if it is visual. Displaying the data and designing a method for users to interact with the data is a bigger challenge. Silly Season is a new board game for the serious soccer fanatic. Unlike many board games, this one will sure keep you interested and coming back often.Are you a real soccer fan? Silly Season tests your knowledge through stats, historic dates, names and events dealing with the sport. Designed by Between out of Stockholm, Sweden the board game is a compilation of great graphics, a bold palette and a complex layering worth noticing.
Mimicking the management of a team, the game makes you a coach of a failing squad. The goal is to build up your team by doing your research in order to make trades and transactions that will make your team grow. The immense amount of data that takes to create a successful franchise was a challenge to the design of the game. With over 1,200 questions, 80 unique player cards and 200 action cards, the game quickly becomes an organizational challenge. Between the uses of a strong palette and technical printing details such as foiling and partial coating to make certain information quickly accessible. Well defined shapes allow your eyes to identify a diverse set of elements that makes this game richly deep. We commend the Between team for a well done product that contains a depth of interaction that is easier achieved in the web than in print. A great job will keep us craving for the next adventure from this team.